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Illustrate any ‘three’ genes which can be used in gene therapy. - Biology

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Illustrate any ‘three’ genes which can be used in gene therapy.

Enlist the genes used in gene therapy.

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Some examples of genes that can be used in gene therapy:

  1. Tissue growth factor-beta (TGF-β): It promotes new blood vessels and epidermal growth. It is useful in wound healing and the treatment of burns.
  2. Tissue plasminogen activator (TPA): It is used to prevent or reverse blood clots.
  3. Human blood clotting factor VIII: It is used to aid in the clotting of blood and to treat patients suffering from haemophilia.
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